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Try web FontFonts on any site with FontFonter bookmarklet

FontFonter

Web FontFonts are high quality, screen-optimized fonts designed specifically for web use. FontFonter uses custom CSS and other techniques to temporarily replace a site’s font styles with Web FontFonts, making it a great tool for web designers to quickly see how their site will appear using different font combinations with doing any coding.

FontFonter also offers a handy browser bookmrarklet that works in Safari, Chrome and Firefox which brings up a small floating panel to allow you to select serif and sans-serif fonts to apply the site you’re currently viewing.

What do those abbreviations in font names mean?

Font names often contain cryptic abbreviations. It was even more murky in the “old days”, with severely strict limits on the length of fonts menu names. Although it’s gotten better over time, there are still plenty of font name abbreviations out there.

Font abbreviations

Abbreviations mostly fall in several common categories: foundry name, language, weight, and a few more. I’m embarrassed to admit that it was years before I knew the “SC” after a font’s name meant “SmallCaps.” Ugh!

In any case, Extensis has put together an exhaustive list of font abbreviations and their definitions, which you can check out here.

Seattle Rex vs. Apple – not everything about Apple is roses

So, there we were. Not more than 2 minutes into the trial, and Apple conceded to trying to hoodwink the judge.

This situation is typical of any corporation, but it’s sad to see our beloved Apple sinking to these legal tactics. Thankfully, this user prevailed. It’s really sad commentary on the state of our legal system, but also a black eye to Apple.

Read more about Apple’s tactics, if you can stomach it.

15 Gorgeous Examples of Travel and Leisure Brochures

A brochure made for a hotel, spa or anything related to relaxing must act like a mirror to the viewer’s desires. This type of brochure must make you dream of that location and to feel like you are in a vacation while reading it. It must sell the service even if you don’t have enough information about it.

Beautiful travel brochure inspiration

In this article you can see a collection of 15 gorgeous examples of brochures related to travel and leisure.

Read 15 Gorgeous Examples of Travel and Leisure Brochures

9 Ways to integrate your WordPress site and Dropbox account

Dropbox + WordPress

The Dropbox service is such an important part of its users’ workflow that Dropbox service-related plugins for WordPress are popping up everywhere. Check out a few creative ways to integrate your WordPress site with your Dropbox account, including things like backing up your WordPress site to Dropbox, or set up a form to upload files from your site directly to your Dropbox account.

Read 9 Dropbox Plugins for WordPress